Highland Falls Intermediate School

52 Mountain Ave
Highland Falls, NY 10928
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 324 students in grades 3-8, Highland Falls Intermediate School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Highland Falls Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Highland Falls Intermediate School's student population of 324 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Falls Intermediate School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Highland Falls Intermediate School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2503 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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39%
46%
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45%
49%
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65-69%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
29%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
47%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.65
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Highland Falls Intermediate School's ranking?
Highland Falls Intermediate School is ranked #2503 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Highland Falls Intermediate School often compared to?
Highland Falls Intermediate Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Greenwood Lake Middle School, Meadow Hill Global Explorations Magnet School, Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Highland Falls Intermediate School?
324 students attend Highland Falls Intermediate School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
47% of Highland Falls Intermediate School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Highland Falls Intermediate School?
Highland Falls Intermediate School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Highland Falls Intermediate School offer ?
Highland Falls Intermediate School offers enrollment in grades 3-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Highland Falls Intermediate School part of?
Highland Falls Intermediate School is part of Highland Falls Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-8
  • Enrollment: 324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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